Bird-Shaped Smoke Detector Chirps Louder As Smoke Thickens

Bird-Shaped Smoke Detector Chirps Louder As Smoke Thickens
Design

A playful twist on the design of an everyday household device makes you think that all functional items can also be attractive.

Yi Chen
  • 2 february 2012


The Chick-a-Dee is a simple design that brings a fresh twist to traditional smoke detectors. The device is designed to look like a bird perched on a branch and gives out friendly chirps when it detects smoke. As smoke thickens, the sound becomes louder and more sustained at 85 decibels.

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